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Full text of "Gadaba"

3.1. The duplicative verb* can be dr.idad iniothr^e groups basing



on the process of duplicate-.".



3.2.  Some verts repels their fist soluble  or/*..    The last con-

sonents in this group of * rr^  or y. r, I :i  (   cv (or) c)



the words mav end either ^::I; a \ovvel er a coasonent.



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Eg. : to trample = / le; no/ -> teie : n dutm

to shake off as dcst = /zi ; re   -> zizi : r

to lick     = /sa : lo :/ -> sasa : 1 du

to dig     = /3a : yo :/' -> lala : y



v



to           = /go : yo :," -> gogo : y duttu



*



to comb == /sa : re/ ->        : r duitu



*



to sing   = /se:r / -> sese : r duttu



to tell     = ISJL : n j -+ susu : n duttu



*



li in   /ti : lo'-^ tlti : 1 duttu



3.2.1.   If the jfirbt syllable has a loaj vO\ve! It  will  be shortend In



duplicatloG.



/te : no/ -"  te te : n



/se : r/ -*. se se : r



3.2.2.   If the word ends in a vowel, ii will be lost In the duplicated

forms.



/sa : ro :/ -+ sa sa : r duttu



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la : yo ; -> la la : y dun a



a



3.2.3.  Exceptions:  Three verbs b^ha\ed diifer^ntly even though



they have y, n, r la the ead positloa.   They duplicate as the

3rd group.



/odo/,   /do : yo/,   /gi ;